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A Well-Oiled Machine: Antithrombotic Therapy in the Era of TAVR, WATCHMAN, HM 3

Sarah Adie, PharmD, BCCP


Sarah Adie, PharmD, BCCP
Clinical Pharmacist, Cardiology
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Michigan










Dr. Adie and the reviewers who contributed to this activity have no relevant financial relationships of interest to disclose.

Type of Activity: Knowledge-based

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify potential thrombotic and bleeding complications post-transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) and discuss emerging evidence for antithrombotic regimens post-TAVR.
  • Explain thrombosis risk associated with WATCHMAN implantation and describe antithrombotic regimens reported in the literature to reduce this risk.
  • Describe bleeding and thrombotic complications with the HeartMate3 (HM3) left ventricular assist device (LVAD) and examine current literature on oral antithrombotic regimens for patients with a HM3 LVAD.
Target Audience: Pharmacists Fee: $10 (or $45 for all 10 courses). For C4 2021 participants who registered for the live program, please use the access code provided to you by email.
Release Date: September 20, 2021 Expiration Date: September 20, 2023
Estimated Time to Complete: 1 hour CE: 1.0 contact hours (0.1 CEUs)

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